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Education: $3M Grant Affirms Success of Oh-Penn Collaborative | September 11, 2015

$3M Grant Affirms Success of Oh-Penn Collaborative

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership among organizations covering 14 counties to provide apprenticeships attests to the value of the partnership formed by the Mahoning and Shenango valleys to collaborate on workforce issues, a model that is spawning imitators, local proponents say. The U.S. Department of Labor awarded an American Apprenticeship Grant of just shy of […]

Education: Oh-Penn Partnership Gets $3M for Apprenticeship Programs | September 10, 2015

Oh-Penn Partnership Gets $3M for Apprenticeship Programs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Labor today awarded nearly $3 million for a 17-county manufacturing apprenticeship program led by the West Central Job Partnership in New Castle, Pa., and the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition. The West Central Job Partnership will act as the fiscal for the grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s […]

Education: Williamson College to Host Meet the Employers Day | September 3, 2015

Williamson College to Host Meet the Employers Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Williamson College of Business Administration’s Office of Professional Practice at Youngstown State University will hold a Meet the Employers Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 23. The day gives employers an opportunity to meet with the college of business students, discuss internship opportunities and identify candidates for future employment. The […]

Education: Lepore-Hagan Says Kasich ‘Inserting Outside Influence’ into YSU | September 2, 2015

Lepore-Hagan Says Kasich ‘Inserting Outside Influence’ into YSU

YOUNGSTOWN— State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-Youngstown, today expressed disappointment over the lack of community ties of Gov. John Kasich’s recent appointee of retired surgeon Charles R. Bush to the Youngstown State University Board of Trustees (READ STORY). “With all due respect to Dr. Bush, I believe members of the YSU board of trustees should be […]

Education: Teaching Vocabulary Early Leads to Better Behavior | August 28, 2015

Teaching Vocabulary Early Leads to Better Behavior

UNIVERISTY PARK, Pa. — Two-year-old children with larger oral vocabularies enter U.S. kindergarten classrooms better at reading and mathematics as well as better behaved, according to a team of researchers lead by Paul Morgan, associate professor of education policy studies, Penn State. Other research has found that children who are doing better academically in kindergarten […]